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SPRINT has its fourth call for proposals in 2017

SPRINT has its fourth call for proposals in 2017

FAPESP will fund the mobility of researchers from the State of São Paulo with ten institutions abroad (photo: Texas Tech University)

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) announces the fourth call for proposals in 2017 under the SPRINT – São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration initiative.

The call for proposals has the purpose of promoting the engagement of researchers affiliated with higher education and research institutions in the State of São Paulo in partnership with researchers abroad in order to: further develop qualitatively the ongoing research projects and work cooperatively, aiming at the elaboration of joint research projects for medium and long term.

The new call details the conditions to submit proposals for the mobility of researchers with ten institutions that hold cooperation agreements with FAPESP:

  • Australian Technology Network of Universities, Australia

  • Caldo Consortium, Canada

  • Cognitive Science and Technology Council of Iran, Iran

  • Emory University, USA

  • Texas Tech University, USA

  • Universidad de Magallanes, Chile

  • University of Illinois, USA

  • University of Miami, USA

  • University of Missouri, USA

  • West Virginia University, USA

FAPESP considers eligible to submit proposals to this call principal investigators within the following funding lines: Regular Research Awards, Thematic Projects, Young Investigators, Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers (CEPIDs/RIDCs), Public Education Research Program, Research in Public Policies, and Research Partnership for Technological Innovation (PITE). Co-Principal Investigators of ongoing Thematic Projects, CEPIDs/RIDCs and PITEs are also eligible to apply.

The call will also receive proposals from researchers whose partners are from institutions with which FAPESP does not have a current agreement or which have a current agreement but the institutions are not joining the current SPRINT edition.

The closing date for submission of proposals is January 29, 2018.

The call for proposals SPRINT 04/2017 is published at: www.fapesp.br/sprint/call42017.